Terror expert: Europe can survive ISIS without electing nutjobs

27 July 2016

EFD Senior Policy Advisor Alexander Ritzmann is interviewed by EurActiv in the wake of the recent attacks Germany has been witnessing.

"There is a perception that the attacks are linked to the welcoming of refugees to Germany.  But it is the job of policymakers and the media to help the population understand the difference.  If there are 500,000 Syrian refugees and one of them stabs someone that is not something that policy should be dealing with. It is a crime and it should be investigated by the police. And, by the way, the average Syrian refugee commits fewer crimes than the average German citizen."

This article in in English and can be read here.